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Wheels up, one last time. #OV105

The SCA is taxiing into position for takeoff. #SpotTheShuttle #OV105

#SpotTheShuttle sightings reported in Austin over the last 15-30 minutes. Approximate route of today's first leg:

Another JSC flyover:

Another JSC flyover:

Screenshot of flyover by #OV105

Low level flyover at Ellington #OV105 #spottheshuttle

This looks like a camera at Johnson Space Center, about 5 miles southeast of Ellington. Flyover expected shortly.

#OV105 has been spotted from Ellington Field.

Awaiting #OV105 flyover and landing at Ellington Field near Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Expected flyover locations for #OV105 in the Houston area. #SpotTheShuttle

Pathfinder on the ground at KEFD (Ellington Field) in Houston.

Easy to see why Endeavour's ferry flight was postponed today. Severe threat along the route. http://www.weather.com/travel/soaking-storm-south-east-20120915

Wheels down at KSC.

The is SCA now in sight at Kennedy Space Center.

Image of parachute taken from orbiting Mars satellite. Jaw. Floor.

Estimated landing location was ~2 km E of aim point, a few hundred meters north.

Estimated landing location was ~2 km E of aim point, a few hundred meters north.

Delta IV/NROL-15 animation based on live telemetry.

Yes, it actually is flying in the correct direction.